Coastal flooding and erosion information on Christchurch property records will be urgently reviewed, but it is not soon enough for residents who have threatened legal action.
The Christchurch City Council, at its meeting on Thursday, stopped short of immediately removing the details from Land Information Memorandum (LIM), despite pleas from residents to do so. The council instead decided to wait for chief executive Karleen Edwards to report back on the issue in two weeks.
Christchurch has been selected as one of the 33 cities worldwide to join the 100 Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Network.
The global challenge to select cities for the Network had attracted applications from 372 cities. Each city was asked to present a clear and compelling description of how they are approaching and planning for resilience. The Foundation said that Christchurch's proposal stood out among these. The judging panel included former presidents Bill Clinton and Olosegun Obasanjo. Melbourne, Aus...